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Labor Day: Dedicated to fairness and justice in the workplace

Did you know The United Methodist Church has been part of the labor movement throughout history? This U.S. Labor Day, share information about our dedication to social and economic issues. Read More

Online Training

Communicating Faith in the 21st Century is an online training course provide by United Methodist Communications.

Communicating Faith in the 21st Century

Trying to navigate modern communications with a "biblical" perspective? Online course teaches ways to share transforming stories using a blend of traditional and digital technology. Read More

Plan Your Event

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Festivals, Thanksgiving and team building this fall

We’ve gathered our best ideas to rock your fall festival, boost morale and engage your church in thanksgiving. Check out easy – and cheap – tips for a cool fall season. Read More

Supporting Women

RETHINK CHURCH: Resources on women’s empowerment

Church can happen anywhere women are respected. Find articles on empowering women through 'co-working spaces,' nurturing future leaders, and the power of women’s faith to change the world. Read More

Fundraising & Stewardship

When you need more: Church fundraising basics

What types of fundraisers should churches conduct, and how can you get your members on board? Is it possible even to make fundraising fun and meaningful? Find out. Read More

Online Class

Welcoming Ministry online course, United Methodist Communications.

Welcoming Ministry Online Course

It’s all about hospitality. We help churches recognize how they fit into the landscape of their community so they can serve it better. Course begins Sept. 7. Register now. Read More

For The Local Church

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How to care for the children in your congregation

Just because children are small doesn't mean they are less important. Give children the best environment and spiritual education that you can provide. Read More

Communications & Marketing

How to save money with technology. Article by United Methodist Communications. Photo cropped from original.

How to save money with technology

Pinching pennies is never fun, but cutting costs can be good stewardship. Here are several ideas on how to save money using technology. It’s not as hard as you might think. Read More

For Leaders

Jesus and Peter on the Water, photo by Pierce Brantley, courtesy of CREATIONSWAP. Cropped from original by United Methodist Communications.

5 ways Jesus taught how to teach others

Jesus modeled five clear ways to develop the people he led. Follow in his steps and your church will grow. Read More